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    May 26, 2018  
2012-2013 Gaston College Catalog 
    
2012-2013 Gaston College Catalog [THIS CATALOG IS OUT-OF-DATE. USE THE CURRENT CATALOG TO FIND CURRENT PROGRAMS.]

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PHI 240 Introduction to Ethics (3 Credit Hours)


Class Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Clinical/Work Experience Hours: 0
Prerequisites: ENG 111 
Corequisites: None
This course introduces theories about the nature and foundations of moral judgments and applications to contemporary moral issues. Emphasis is placed on utilitarianism, rule-based ethics, existentialism, relativism versus objectivism, and egoism. Upon completion, students should be able to apply various ethical theories to individual moral issues such as euthanasia, abortion, crime and punishment, and justice.
This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in humanities/fine arts.
This course is also available through the Virtual Learning Community (VLC).



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